The Footsteps of the Vikings
10 days with Scenic Rating:
Day 1 Bergen
Day 2 Hardanger Fjord
Day 3 Lerwick
Freechoice: Explore Jarlshof Prehistoric site or discover the Norse history on your tour of the town and Shetlands Museum. Or you can choose to discover Scalloway and visit the Museum, or play a round of golf.
There will be time at leisure this evening to discover the local nightlife. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 4 Fair Isle
Freechoice: Choose from a range of discovery excursions to explore the island by Zodiac or kayak. Take a short birdlife walking tour or the more active can choose a hike to the more remote areas of the island in search of wildlife. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 5 Kirkwall
Freechoice: Uncover the Neolithic history and visit the World Heritage-listed Ring of Brodar or taste local brews at Highland Park Distillery and Orkney Brewery. You can also choose to witness local artisans at a demonstration or take a walking tour and visit St Magnus Cathedral. The more active can take a guided kayak or Zodiac adventure. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 6 Stornoway > Portree
Freechoice: Uncover the intriguing Viking and Iron Age history or at Harris Distillery sample the local malt. Alternatively play a round of golf, or take a discovery excursion by Zodiac or kayak in search of bird and marine life.
Arrive in the afternoon to Portree, the thriving capital of the Isle of Skye and the perfect location to moor overnight.
Freechoice: Visit Dunvegan Castle, traditional home of Clan Macleod or take a tour of Portree and its surrounds.
Enjoy time at leisure this evening to explore this charming Scottish cultural centre. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 7 Loch Ewe
Day 8 St Kilda
Freechoice: Choose a discovery excursion by Zodiac and kayak to search for some of the fascinating bird species or take a guided walk across the islands. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 9 At sea
Day 10 Reykjavik
All This Included
Whilst taking the Viking route from Norway to Iceland you will discover extraordinary landscapes on this 10 day luxury cruise from Bergen to Reykjavik.
Discover the strongholds of the Vikings, from Bergen in Norway. Explore the wild, windswept and utterly magical Scottish isles of Fair Isle, the Shetland Islands, the Outer Hebrides, Orkney and Skye before crossing the North Sea to Iceland.
Set out on a seafaring journey just as the Vikings undertook, visit important landing sites, hear grand tales of adventure, marvel at the extraordinary landscapes of these remote islands and cruise into the heart of small Scottish towns for utterly unique experiences.
Cruising: Cabin onboard Scenic Eclipse
Terms and Conditions
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* The prices shown are U.S. dollars per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability. Prices quoted for land/cruise arrangements are subject to increase without notice. Once we have received your deposit, land/cruise prices are guaranteed. Air prices quoted via phone or email are subject to increase and are guaranteed only from the time that full payment is received. Also, air prices or air promotions mentioned on this site or on the phone do not include baggage fees imposed by airlines.